IUP is a home for many Muslim students around the world. Below are some resources related to food, prayer, clubs, and other information that might be useful while you are studying at IUP.
AramarkAramark can provide Halal catering at campus events. Aramark will need to be notified two weeks prior to the event.724-357-5712
Cunningham Meats (Butcher)81 Cunningham RoadIndiana, PA 15701724-465-8862
India Grill1047 Philadelphia StreetIndiana, PA 15701724-464-5300
Martin’s Food Market1570 Oakland AvenuIndiana, PA 15701724-465-6834
Capri Pizza990 Oakland AvenueIndiana, PA 15701724-471-2958
Pakeeze Grocery and Halal Meats4411 Old William Penn HwyMonroeville, PA 15146412-373-0786
Salem’s Market and Grill2923 Penn AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15201412-235-7828
Mosque Market 2835 West Pike Road Indiana, PA 15701724-403-3511*Open during Jum’ah, Fajr, and Isha prayers, and by appointment (Contact Brother Khale Abo Laila, 724-541-9381)
For a complete listing of Halal restaurants and markets in the Greater Pittsburgh area, visit Zabihah.
Islamic Center of Indiana2835 W. Pike RoadIndiana, PA 15701
Prayer area for Muslims on CampusIUP Stapleton LibraryGround floor by the restroomsIUP rooms for reservationWallwork 303*
Mindfulness rooms402 Ruddock / Maple hallReserve these rooms onlineYou will need the OIE or MSA signature
Center for Health and Well-BeingRoom G-18To reserve, call 724-357-9355
Mosques and Community CentersMuslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh233 Seaman LaneMonroeville, PA 15146412-373-0101
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh4100 Bigelow BoulevardPittsburgh, PA 15213412-682-5555
Stapleton Library: Ground floor, located by restrooms
Student organizations are a great way to feel like you are a part of the IUP campus community. Use these clubs to connect with other students and foster relationships with your peers.
For a full listing of student clubs and organizations and to learn other ways you can get involved on campus, visit IUP Student Organizations.
402 Ruddock or Maple Hall
*Reserve these rooms online.
You will need the OIE or MSA signature.
To reserve, call 724-357-9355.
In addition to the resources listed here, check out these great places on campus:
Assists international students and scholars to adjust to IUP and Indiana community
Provides free tutoring for international students in various subjects.
Works to promote diversity and inclusion of individual differences on campus
B17 Delaney Hall 724-357-3402
Addresses and takes action on student concerns and complaints. As of fall 2014 there are only four or five international students in SGA.
An interdenominational body where people of all faiths will be welcomed and included as equal partners.
Students interested in spreading awareness about diversity issues, advocating for all IUP students, and creating an inclusive campus community.
Facebook: Muslim Students Association - IUP
Facebook: Islamic Center of Indiana
Facebook: IUP International Students
Muslim Student Brochure